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Jt GO GOOD J STORIES F FOR f ILDRENBY H W Walt lt McDoufial McDougalAdventures Jl Jlno
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Adventures of ofWss W e Guy O W the Boy Detective Who Tried to Find Oil OuiWho Who Stole StoleHis His Mothers s Jelly
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DT U i PEROT zi OY GrWTNNH was al alI alwas always
I ways called o oalledWise Jled Wlse Guy by the theJ theHrl theberg
J berg and aId girls g1t1 in the village of ofHardrotfks otHara ofHardroClts
Hardrotfks Hara be becuttoe uuae he wag con continually contlDuaIb contlnnaily ¬
tinually studying aa47n out the reason reasonfor reuontK reasonfor
for t thing that everybody verybo else el e was satis satisfied latlSSe aatlsfiel ¬
fied SSe < < t to tot alone akKHuHie alontt1I1 aloneb
1I1 Hie b mind was always alw ys at work on some someproMom BOmeJt someprobieaa
proMom Jt such as the question whether whetherfish wbetberAM whetherfish
fish ever ov c sleep t ep and when they do or how howthe howthe howthe
the merry cricket makes mak his bl cheerful cheerfulmmta cbeerfulm cheerfulmvMe
mmta m and 1M things thln like Uk that and R4 this gave cravehi gavehie gave32s
hi hie face a thoughtful t1so l httul look His father fatherMid fatherMJ4 fatherbald
Mid e one e day while sitting in the tavern taverndtsoMoing tavernDI tavernd4sosaNng
dtsoMoing DI the prohibition probl1 ltlon question questionThat QUNtIonTJIt questionThat
That bet Guy is a naturalborn detec detective detCGU deteotfve ¬
tive U and hell be another Sherlock SherlockHolm SherlockHolmr Holmes Holmesa
as a sure r as shooting He Ie was always that thatway thatwr thatway
way even when he was a very small boy boyOfiee boyOgee
Ogee 0 the cat ate at all the cream and JMI Guy Guyjust GuyJu Guyjust
just Ju < < tracked her 11 by her footprints till he hefound bet1Ml hefouad
found her And AD tone 00 after that we had hada
a our dog named Buster that useter steal stealthe etoaltIM etcalthe
the eggs right out of the nests ne ts As nobody no nobody nobcNIr ¬
body in i the house ever ate eggs Percy PercyttUMgat Percythpt Percythsgist
ttUMgat it all out that it must be the theornery theorraatr
ornery 0 dog and IHi sure enough when he heget beeet heget
get to watobing him he caught Buster Busterdoteg Bust Busterdobig r rtIoJIrg
doteg k That on t there dog would ould walk walkright walkto walkTigkt
right sang up to a hen on her nest nestshore nellt1IIao neatakovo
shore 1IIao her e eK < < with his b B nose and march marchaway marchawIO marchawn
away wtth wIt the egg gg as if he h owned it itThen ItThea lt ltTheta
Then the father of Robbie Clayton who whoww w wwas o owutM
ww wutM the bad boy of the village spoke up upand upaad upand
and saM saMThats sellThats
Thats nothing g gae at all My ly boy is just justas justU
as swart When say wife wi xnls mleeed d a bottle bottleof bottleef bottled
of d nuinineandlroa andlroa she never expected to toteam toIeua tokara
team where it went but my son Hobble Hobbleuopeetod Robbiethat RobbleaUapeetd
uopeetod that the t e cat had drank it and andhe andbe andbe
be got a big magnet and placed It along alongside alonglllde alongside ¬
side of her and sure re enough she was just justdrawm justdraw justdraw
draw right to it and stuck there for forhours torhaulll forhears
hours Sor sr r abe eb was so full of iron that thatshe thatbe thatshe
she be couldnt got away awayGit awayOlt awayGlt
Git out U JJd Jd Mr Cr Gwynne you are areonly areoDly areonly
only yarning I was telling the plain plaintruth plaiatnth plaintruth
truth about Guy Hes a real genius when whenit whenit
it 1 comas co to detecting I tell you and I Iexpect 1t Io
expect o pect t great things from him himA blipA hbpat
A Mystery M MysteryIn sfe at Last LststIn
In DM oriet q kt little village of Hardrocks Hardrocksit
it wa wea Tory rare that anything happened happenedmore 1tppenedt happenedMre
more mtttortant t than Uta a dogfight so there thereton t1tereWM thereyylm
WM ton art wfcoh ckanee it t seemed for him himto himto himto
to afcrttngatoh pWt himself and be b felt very verysad verytie veryend
tie 1 1e e often wished wS be4 that he 1 a lived In New NewftMfc Neww
11 ftMfc where w they have a murder mur er every everyday everyroD everyaai
day and a robbery roD ery or some other import important Importaat Importart ¬
ant snares vory every fifteen ftf Uee teen or twenty minutes minutesand mmutetMR minutesand
and then he f felt tt people would soon see seewhat seeW1IIt seewltiut
what h he was a 1II meee ae ille of and Guy Wynne Wynnethe Wyanethe Wyftftettae
the tooth would be known kno n from Maine Maineto Mlneto Maineto
to A3 AJnsha ka and lid be as famous amous as a Aba Humaeel Hum Huma HumNow
a > aeel ol
olNow Now it i always the tb unexpected that thathaffteae thatevery thathpBOae
haffteae every time tJ and right In Guys Guyshome G Guyshorse Y8 Y8ko
home ko it happened One morning his hismother hismot hismother
mother mot r mad made a big dish of hastypudding hastypuddingof
of wl wliWi he was very Yel fond and she set setit setIt setf
f it t as ns neoai al OR the e kitchen windowsill windowsillto
to tto coal off Sfc fie otald paid no more attention to toit toft toIt
it but butwent went about her Ironing in the laun laundry laun4ry ¬
dry She saw W nobody enter the back yard yardbut yardbat yardbut
but wh when n she be went to get t the hastypudding hastypud baatypu41dlllg hastypuddksg ¬
ding the bowl was w almost a1mo t empty She Shecalled ShecuI ShecWcd
called Guy and asked him if he h had eaten eatenth eatentUt eatenr
r tUt th tgx < gteat et at bowlful of pudding but he h said saidthat saidthat Jd Jdthat
that he bad not D t even seen it being busy busyreading busyrMdbag busyraadtng
reading Nick Carters Latest Ruse RuseX RuseIe RuseHer
Ie X wt into the yard and looked In Inthe Inute Intile
the soft sandy soil oU for footprints but butth butthe II t tU
U the th s se Jnd d was ta as smooth and undisturbed undisturbedac
ac ever and it bad been swept ept by his hismother hismoth hismother
moth mother that day He searched all about aboutand aboutIMl aboutand
and IMl beyond be a sort of depression in the thefpaes thep themotes
motes p S in the pasture jut over a stone stonewall stoneu stonewell
wall u and fully fifteen feet from the thekitchen thekitchen thekitchen
kitchen window there was nothing to toshow toow toshow
show ow that anything had been near Somet Somewith Some Something ¬
thing t thingafoot IaC WU with wings and nothing that went wentafoot wentafHt
afoot su must have he taken the mush he was wasnow wasD wasnow
now D w convinced He puczted puc all day over overthe overue overthe
the problemThe problem problemTn proItIemTM
Tn TM next day his hS mother made me e preserves preservesand pr8lervc8aM preeerveeand
and she left th the kitchen window open and anda
a kettle hat the of jelly jell standing there on the thetable thetable thetable
table but recollecting what had hap happened happened happened ¬
pened she removed it to the second floor floorand ftooraa4 floorand
and aa4 placed it on a table by the window windowGuy windowGay windowGrey
Guy was lUll pondering over the puzzle puzzleof
of o the lees of the hastypudding when hen his hisxnothar htsmot hismother
mother mot r oame to him In great excitement excitementand excitementand
and 114 said Oh Guy Now the jelly Ily has hasgoner basr hasgo
goner r He sprang up and rushed to the thebaek thebok thebeak
beak room Sure enough en h almost all the thejelly theU thej
jelly j isr was U gone and much of the crimson crimsonjuice crlmHnjtdoe crimsonjnk
juice was spilled apUl apitwdupon upon the window wlll low sill as asIT asiCMme asif
IT iCMme setae great creature had been clawing clawingIt elawf g git
It out and splattered it ever In Its haste hasteAa hasteJa hasteAs
Aa ti Ute e window was fifteen Alt feet from the theground theMIMI theground
ground MIMI Guy was aaased and ad more than thaneVor thanOOD thaneve
eve convinced OOD that some flying fti g animal animalwas animalwas mDMIIWIJ
was the maraoder maraoderHe
He measured r the distance from the sill
to the ground grou and and from the e roof to theall the thestll then
all n just as asvthe ta groat Sherloek Sh rlook Holmesdoes Holmes Holmesdoes Holm HolmdON
does and gathered gaJIere4oine gathered some of f the jelly toexamine to toexamine toexamine
examine wittf wltl withe kYe eightycent microscope microscopeThen microscopeThen microscopeThen
Then he looked lookedfor loo1aMl ter traoRs but there was wasnothing wasnothing wasnothing
nothing buttha but the depression depre M R iff the grass grassIn gruein grassIn
In the pasture > and ad here he did find thistime this thistime thistime
time something that seemed to be foot footprints footprints footprints ¬
prints but certainly not human ones as asthey asthey asthey
they were too big and too sprawly so tospeak to tospeak tospeak
speak Somehow they looked more likeprints like likeprints Ukeprints
prints of big fiat feet like Uk a bears but no nobear nobear nobear
bear could have crossed the sandy yardwithout yard yardwithout yardwithout
without leaving a trail nor could he have havereached hvereached havereached
reached up to the second story so 0 he had hadto hadto hadto
to give up the bear theory and go back backto backto backto
to the winged animal The prints In the thegrass tbegraM thegrass
grass might be of some sort of foot like likethat Ukethat likethat
that of a reptile and he brought to mind mindthe mindthe mindthe
the pictures he had seen of giant reptlle
ther forhe was filled with wonder at his hisBOJIS his hiss hissobs
s sobs JLs Smartness and wanifelfd JHn 1td that thatc1 yo yoclever so soclever
clever c1 nr a a boy had evst evergotten gotten into the theGwynnefamlly tJ theGwytinefamlly e eGwYnBetam1ly
Gwynnefamlly GwynnefamllyI
I havent considered that tbt as yet replied re replied reo reoplied ¬
plied Guy I have been too busy think thinking thlnkIng thinklug ¬
ing out outwhat what he was like to plan to catch eatchhim tatchham catchhim
him himHe
He then tb n went out to the pasture and andstudied andstudied andstudied
studied the tracks againHe again againHe apJnHe
He soon found more of the queerly queerlyshaped queerlyshaped quaerlyshaped
shaped imprints and when hen th the groundwas ground groundwas groundWh
was soft or muddy he saw w them very veryplainly veryplainly ery eryplainly
plainly and they looked more like a bearsprints bears bearsprints bearsprints
prints than ever As he was bending over overone overOfte overone
one of them and measuring it with a lit little Uttie littie ¬
tie footrule for that is always used te temeasure temeaure tomeasure
measure footprints he heard a rustle rustleand rustleand rustleand
and started up In alarm alarmHe altrmHe alarmH
He H saw saw a man with a frowzy frowzy red beard beardand beardand beardand
and very ragged rag td clothes looking at him himout himout himout
out of the bushes bushesWhat bushesVbat bushesWhat
What are you looking for sonny7 sonny7asked sonny sonnyasked sonnyasked
asked the man whom Guy took for a atramp atramp atramp
tramp trampI
il I am looking for a Pelypuss p 1ypues replied repliedGuy repliedGuy repliedGuy
Guy GuyWhat What the Henrietta Is a a IPolpula7asked Polypuss Polypunasked Polypussasked
asked the man with the red whiskersGuy whiskers whiskersGuy whiskersGay
Guy told him all about the mysteriouscreature mysterious mysteriouscreature mysterlouacreature
creature which had been robbing them themand themaBdhow themand
and aBdhow how he had hdfgurod figured it all out that it itwas Itwas itwasp
was was a big birdbeast birdbeastAnd bhdbeastuAnddO birdbeastAnd
uAnddO And do you 011 ever 1 expect to find that thatthing thatthllig thatthlag7
thing asked the man manI
I can oaf k keep ep t pn > n looking for It replied repliedGuy repliedGuyfim repliedGuy
Guy Guyfim flrmlyC flrmlyCWell flrmlyWell Y YWeU
Well Chats right You cant do anything any anything anything ¬
thing battern b ttrn that 1 knowed a a feller dat datfound dufOIlMan datfound
found fOIlMan an Iron nut nutdrt Id de road and he hemadfc hemade hemade
made uphls up his mind ter terfind Und a autermobUe autermobUeso
so he hekep kep on lookln and finally he found foundit foundit
it it Fust he found a wheel den a axle axleden axleden axleden
den another wheel den de body an so onUl on ontill ontlll
till Ul he had it all I tlnk Ive seen dat datbird datblfd datbird
bird youre lookln tel myself said the theman theman theman
man and then he told Guy that the birdsometimes bird birdsometimes birdsometimes
sometimes came down In the woods wherehe where wherehe wherehe
he livedWhat lived livedWhat JIvedWhat
What might be your our name namel asked askedGuy askedGuy askedGuy
Guy GuyMy My name might be Albert Bdward BdwardFltzmaurlce BdwardFItzmaurice EdwardFitzmaurice
FItzmaurice but It aint Its plain Pink Pinkwhlaker Pinkwhisker Pinkwhisker
whisker Pete and I live yonder in thatplace that thatplace thatplace
place with Hungry Alec the Swede
What do you do for a living asked askedGuy ukedGtty askedGuy
Guy GuyThe GttyThe GuyThe
The man looked hard at him for a min minute minute minute ¬
ute and then replied repliedWe repliedWe repliedWe
We are missionaries and were here herestudying herestudIng herestudying
studying how h w to convert the Hoboes HoboesWhat HoboesWhat HoboesWhat
What are re the Hoboes asked Guy GuyDats GuyDats GuyDats
Dats a bloodthirsty tribe of savages savageson vages vageson
on the Weary river and so terrible terrl e dat datno datno datno
no missionaries aint dared to go to them themWe themVo themWe
We Vo are are going dere and deyll most prob probably probably probably ¬
ably eat us fer deys cannibals cannibalsCan cannibalsCan cannibalsCan
Can you you 01 speak the Hobo language languageasked languaceasked languageasked
asked Guy very much Interested InterestedCert Intereste4Cert interestedCert
Cert My pard hes written a Hobo Hobodictionary HobodlcUonar Hobodictionary
dictionary He dreams In Hobo said saidPinkwhisked sadPinkwhisked saidPinkwhisked
Pinkwhisked Pete with gusto Hes Hesbeen Hesbeen Hesbeen
been studyin Hobo all over the worldsince world worldsince worldsince
since he was kneehigh kneehl h to a grasshop grasshopper ¬
per Pinkwhisper then invited Guy to togo togo togo
go with him to his home and meet Hungry Hun Hungry Hungry ¬
gry Alec and Guy followed him through throughthe througathe throughthe
the bushes until they oame oa Je to a tumble tumbledown tumbledOWJ1 tumbledown ¬
down little house that was long ago de deserted deHrted desorted ¬
sorted by a family of the name of Coon CoonThey CoonTbey CoonThey
They found Alec asleep in the sun by the thedoor thedoor thedoor
door and when he suddenly awoke on onheating onhearln onhearing
heating hearln them coming he started to run
away but stopped when Pete called caU te tohim teMm t8ht
Mm ht n 1 1Hes
himHes nHes
Hes 1Llw always rs thlnkln of them t m savageHobbseyenjen savage savageHob6es SvaeHob
Hob6es Hob Hobbseyenjen e < even1vihen hps h asleep and hes hesPowerful 11espowerful hespowerful
Powerful scared scare of them said Pink Pinkwhisker Plnkwhisker Pinkwhisker
whisker He allus hfis b S em on his mind mindIm mindIm mindIm
Im afraid hell make but a poor mis missionary mIssionary ntlesionary ¬
sionary said Wise Guy GuyYoure GuyYoure GuyYoure
Youre right replied Pete Im allus allusatelHn all allusatellin us usatelUn
atelHn him that but Its no use He Healnt Heaint Heaint
aint got no more spirit than a mouse mouseHe
He Hes s only good for a Horrible Example
I guess guessPinkwhisker gue guessPinkwIi1aker
Pinkwhisker Pete then Introduced Guy
to Hungry lIunAaTY Alec and related all that Guy
had told him about the strange birdbeast birdbeastall
all of which seemed to interest Aleo Im Immensely immensely immensely ¬
mensely but he said nothing until the thestory theIIt thestory
story IIt ry was done when both he and Pete Petelaughed
laughed so hard that the boy was afraid afraidthey atraIdthey afraidthey
they had hysterics Then Alec said that thathe
he thought Guy was wasenUrelY entirely mistaken mistakenand mlstaknand mistakenand
and that he was certain that he knew
just what had robbed themThe them themThe themTlze
The Thieving T eVllng Hohokas HohokasHe
He said that Instead of a bird it was a aHohokus aHohoku aHohokus
Hohokus a rare beast beast something re resembling resembling resembling ¬
sembling a man in that it had arms and andlegs andJigS andlegs
legs but Its legs were so long perhapsfifteen perhaps perhapsfifteen perhapsfifteen
fifteen to twenty feet in length and very veryelastic veryelaStic veryolaatic
elastic so that by stretching them out outhe outIte outhe
he couldreach clear to the top of a house
He had seen se n a a Hohokus the very first firstone firstone firstone
one he had observed In twenty years yearsasleep yo yearsasleep rs rsasleep
asleep in the tall grass only the day d y be before betbre befbre ¬
fore be declared and Its head which was wascovered wasoovered wascovered
covered with red hair was all smeared smearedwith smearedwith smearedwith
with what he thought was blood then
but which he was now sure was only ourmat our currant ourrant ¬
rant jelly He believed that It was almoat al almost almost ¬
most impossible to catch the beast except ex except excapt ¬
cept by some very clever trick but hewas he hewas hewas
was willing before b tore he and his partner partnerleft partnerleft rtner rtnerleft
left Hardrocks upon their mission to con convert convert convert ¬
vert the criminal Hoboes to assist Guy
In any way he h could couldGuy couldGuy couldGuy
Guy was very much depressed to loam learnthat loamthat loamthat
that he had been mistaken but the cur currantjelly currantjelly currantjelly ¬
rantjelly that tha was smeared on the head headof headof headof
of the Hohoks convinced him that he hehad hehad hehad
had been In error and he asked Hungry HungryAlec HungryAlec HungryAlec
Alec If he could think of a plan to catchthe catch catchthe catchtbe
the beast Alee thought very hard for a
birds like the Pterodactyl Pter dactyl and theirclawed their theirclawed theircIa
clawed cIa ed Sect He soon became convinced convincedthat CGItlacedthat convincedthat
that some such birdbeast had robbed robbedthem robbedtbent robbedthem
them of the jelly and from his measure measurements measurements nurementsM ¬
ments mentsM be judged it must be fifteen ortwenty or ortwenty ortwenty
twenty feet high It must have reachedclear reached reachedclear reachedclear
clear to the window from this spot in thegrass the thegrass thegrass
grass ever the stone fence fenceHe fenceHe fenceHe
He Set to Work ork studying his books on onanoient onaDOIent onanoleut
anoient and extinct Unct animals aa s and pretty prettysoon prettysoon prettysoon
soon he got a good Idea of the beast he heneeded heneeded heneeded
needed to explain all U the circumstances circumstancesbut clNum tnces tncesbut
but it was a mixture of many of the thethings thethings thethings
things in the books He made a drawing drawingof
of it on a big sheet of paper and ftd showed showedIt howedIt
It to his father who soon became con coKvinced CO1 CO1Inced conyinced
vinced that this t llI was what was stealingthings stealing stealingthings steeUngthings
things from them themWhat thomWbat themWhat
What is Its name asked Mr MrGwynne MrGWDJM MrGwynn
Gwynne after he had studied the picture picturefor picturefor picturefor
for a long time Urn and taken in ail the points pointsof
of the beast beastI
I call it the FrWalory PrM torrPolJPItU FolypBss re replied replled replied
plied his son proudly and lid I consider considerthat conelderthat considerthat
that it belongs to the faaiily of SilurianSaurianGallinips Silurian SilurianSaurlanGalllnlps BtkuhuaSurlanGamnips
SaurlanGalllnlps and I invented the thename thename thename
name mysef Now I propose prope to patch tb the thething tMthing thething
thing thingHow
How will you ou do that asked the fa
few moments and then exclaimed exclaimedI
tI I have It Its quite plain that hes hesfond hesfond hesfond
fond of tobacco so mebbe hell bltfe atbeer at atbeef atbeer
beer or or whisky even quicker Well just justlay justlay justlay
lay a trap for t rhlm him You go down to Hard Hardreok Hardr8Gk Hardreck
reok Corners and buy two bottles of ofwhisky ofwhlsk30 ofwhisky
whisky one bottle of Tom Gin and a lot lotof lotof lotof
of good oed fivecent cigars for bait and andwell andwell
well 811 put em over yonder In the woods woodsand woodsand woodsand
and when he comes after em Pete and I Iwill 1will Iwill
will lasso him and bind him hand and andfoot andtoot andfoot
foot Then well tote him to the village villageand vmageand villageand
and exhibit him for twentyfive cents admission ad admission admission ¬
mission and you can have half the money moneyand moneyand moneyand
and tether half Is to go to the Hobo HoboMission HoboI16slo HoboAUssion
Mission MissionGuy AUssionGuy I16slo I16sloGuy
Guy was delighted and hurrying homehe home homehe homehe
he opened openedhis his bank which contained four fourdollars tourdollliLrs fourdollars
dollars and sixtyfive cents with whichhe which whichhe whichhe
he went at once to Hardrock Corners and andpurchased andpurchastd andpurchased
purchased the bait the whisky gin and andcigars andCIgars andcigars
cigars He got back to the tumbledown tumbledownshanty tumbledownshanty tumbledownshanty
shanty within 1thtn an hour and the two mlesionaries mis missionaries missionarieS ¬
sionaries showed by their smile how howpleased howpleased howpleased
pleased they the T were with the energy he had haddisplayed baddisplayed haddisplayed
displayed Pete took the bundle and andopened andopened andopened
opened it itWe JtWe itWe
We will certainly land him with with these thesepersuaders thesepersultders thesepersuaders
persuaders before tomorrow night said
Pete I never smoke smoke so I cant Q t tell tellwhether tellwllether tellwhether
whether them cigars cl rs are are good ° or not notHungry to toHU i iHungry
Hungry HU gry Alec was taken with With a choking chokingfit
fit which made his face as red asabeet asabeetbut as 8 a beet beetbut beetbut
but Peter did not seem to be worried about abouthtm aboutbtm abouthim
him Under any other circumstances clrcum tanoes Guy Guywould GUywould Guywould
would have thought that Alec was ohok choking ohokIng ohoking ¬
ing with laughter which he was trying to torestrain torestrain torestrain
restrain but in such a serious dous matter as asthe astbe asthe
the capture of a Hohokus no missionary missionarycould mlsslonarycould missionarycould
could laugh he was sure Finally Alecsaid Alec Alecsaid Alecsaid
said saidI
I used to smoke when I was young
but when I became a missionary I stopped stoppedit
it However I remember all about It and andIll andIll andIll
Ill try one of them cigars clgarsand and see if It Is Isgood Isgood isgood
good enough ter tempt the Hohokus who whoIs whoIs whois
Is very pertlckler indeed He lighted a acigar aclgar acigar
cigar and stretching himself Rma elf out at full fulllength funlength fulllength
length In the grass smoked for some time timewith timewith timewith
with great enjoyment enjoymentI
I think Ill just learn how to smoke smoketoo smoketoo smoketoo
too said Pete after watching his part partner partner partner ¬
ner awhile Talnt right but Id like liketo liketo liketo
to know how it tastes He also smoked smokedwith smokedwith smokedwith
with apparently as mach pleasure as Alecfor Alec Alecfor Alecfor
for some time while Guy waited pa patiently petlently patlently ¬
tlently tientlyI
I think the th cigars are all right H said saidIke saidIke saidIke
Ike after awhile rye thought outthe outtheplan out Ue Ueplan theplan
plan an1 an its complete Well now lay the thetrap thetrap thetrap
trap trapHe
He rose and with the others following followingwent followingwent followingwent
went to a deep hollow holl w in the woods and andplacing aDdl andplacing
placing l efng the whisky whiR gin and cigars on onstump astump a astump
stump said saidNow saidNow aid aidNow
Now you my son go away over over yph ypnder yphder Y9i1del
der by that rise o ground an1 an watch out outalong outalong outalong
along the road an Pete you take your yourstation yourstation yourstation
station over by that cornfield while Illgo 111 111go 111go
go go Into the deep woods If any ny of y yer r set sethim 8 8him seehim
him or even hear anything suspicious suspiciousyell suspiciousyell suspiciousyell
yell out and rush fer where the th noise noisecomes noiseoomes noiseoomes
oomes from Be very careful fete t hes hesdreffly hesdremy hesdref
dreffly dref ly sly andll steal up and git the baitright bait baitright baltright
right under our noses cf we dont watch watchout watchon watchout
out on t
outGuy Guy tGuy went where he was directed and andwatched andwatched andwatched
watched carefuUy carefu y all the afternoon but buthe buthe buthe
he never heard a noise nor saw anythingbut anything anythingbut anythingbut
but a flock of crows and a groundhog groundhogand
and when the sun was almost gone over overthe overthe overthe
the western hills he walked over to where wherehe wherehe wherehe
he had left Pinkwhisker Pete He found foundthat foundthat foundthat
that missionary fast asleep under a tree
while hUe Alec lay nearby also also al asleep s eep and andsnoring andsnorIng andsnoring
snoring Mke a bull bull bellowing b iilowing1 with a cigarstump cigar cigarstump cigarstump
stump in his mouth mouth Not far away lay layan layan layan
an empty whisky bottle and the summer summerair summerall summerair
air was tainted lntea with the aroma of its Uscontents itscontents itscontents
contentsGuy contents contentsGuy contentsGuy
Guy cried out In alarm alarmWake alarmWake alarmWake
Wake up Wake up The Hohokus Hohokushas Hobokushas Hohokushas
has been een here while you were were asleep asleepThey aaleepThey asleepThey
They did not stir but when he called calledagain calledapJn calledagain
again and again Alec turned over over and said saidWhazxer saidWhazser aId aIdVhazzer
Whazxer matterGuy matter matterGuy matterGuy
Guy told him that the Hohokus had hadcome hadcome hadcome
come while they had slept and showed showedhim show showhim showedhim
him the empty bottle near near byGosh by byGosh byGosh
Gosh darn said Alec I told brotherPete brother brotherPete brotherPete
Pete to watch out cause cause I was sorter sortersleepy sertersleepy sortersleepy
sleepy an now the dern thing has been beenhere beenbere beenhere
here an got away with all that whisky whiskyand whiskyand whiskyand
and gin tn Ill bet t a dollar dollarHe dollarHe dollarHe
He woke Pete up with great difficulty difficultyand difficUltyand difficultyand
and scolded him for not keeping watch watchPete wate watePete watchPete
Pete was somewhat omew t cross at being dis disturbed disturbed dieturbed ¬
turbed and called Alec names which sur surprised surpri earprised ¬
prised pri ed Guy for he didnt think mission missionaries mlMoataries missionaries ¬
aries should do d thatThen that thatThen thatThen
Then be asked Alee what they had better bet better Nttel ¬
ter do now Aide replied yawning yawningNothla yawningNothla yawningNothia
Nothla doln today Its too late for torooo
the Hohokus takes to to the deep woods atsundown at atsuadewn atsu
sundown su ewn Tomorrow yea ye come coe s aroundagain around aroundAgain around4g
Again 4g ln an bring some om more more whisky wbl ky an anwell anwel anwell
well try It again aa anrdo an Ido hope Pete will1C will willkeep w1l1a
keep 1C ep a better watch when w I fecal sleepy sleepyf SMePYter sleepyfir
f fir r Im the oldest aifs a 4ts hi his duty Imust I Imust 1tftut
must go In the house aiK a go to sleep again againfer acalnfer againfor
fer the night nl ht air is bad badfer fer my mYtoneUs mYtoneUsSo tonsils tonelisSo tonsilsSo
So Guy went home as it was wa now dark darkand darkand darkand
and told nobody about his experience withthe with withthe withtbe
the missionaries but in a the morning when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they found that a can of milk had ad disap disappeared disappeared disappeared ¬
peared and some clothes that the hiredgirl hired hiredgirl hIredgirl
girl had left out on the line all night by bymistake ItymIstake bymistake
mistake also had vanished he told Robbie HobbleClayton RobbieClayton RobbieClayton
Clayton of his meeting with the two mis missionaries missionaries miselonarles ¬
sionaries and the awful wUl Hohokus they had hadtried badtried hadtried
tried to watch and Hobble only laughedand laughed laughedand laughedand
and went away while Guy went to the thestore thestore thestore
store and an sot ot another bottle of whisky whiskyo
to o take to Pete He could get g lne no moreas more moreas moreas
as his money was ah an gone gonebat bat 1M t when Mr MrEncoders MrSnooders r rSnooders
Snooders who kept the store cave ave Ma himeleven Maeleven hhaeleven
eleven dollars to take home t4t t his father fatherh fttherhe fisherhe
h he was a little tempted to spend some 80 of ofit otIt ofit
it in order to make the capture of the theHohokus theHohokus theHohokus
Hohokus more certain But he didnt He Hewent Hewent Hewent
went to the shanty near the woods where wherehe wberehe wherehe
he had met the pinkwhiskered mission missionary mlsslol1ary missionary ¬
ary and before he had gone far into thewoods the thewoods thewoods
woods he saw him coming comingWe comingWe comingWe
We expected you said Pete 41 I see seeyouve seeyouve ee eeyoue
youve brought somethln What te it itAnother itAnother 7 7nother
Another bottle of the stuff that makesmen makes makesmen eee eeemel1
men beat their wives replied Guy who whoknew whoknew whoknew
knew what dreadful thing C Ome AM e from fromwhiskydrinking froawhlekydrlftklag fromwhiskydrinking
whiskydrinking and who Wh thought it was wasonly wuonly wasonly
only nt for catching a HobokMs and noth nothing JIOChIng awthing ¬
ing elseThats else elseThats elseThats
Thats good but Ill save it for an another another n noUter ¬
other time or or bury it when no one will willever willever winever
ever find It said Pete For my sonwhile son sonwhite JICmwR11e
white you slept we caught cau kt that dre1 dre1critter elr elrcritter dretblecritter
critter the Kodtnkus or whatever broth brothAlec brother bIotherAlec brotherAlec
Alec calls it and hes in the MMe aroar aroarIn aroarIn aroarin
In aa a cuttin up most OIIt terrific rUie Con Conalong C CalOftg Come Comealong one
along an youll ste IRe for yourself yourselfGuy youraelrGuy yourselfGuy
Guy followed Pete and sore enough enoughwhen tIDoughwhea dnoughwhen
when they approached the shanty My tb
heard the most mo t terrible rsik3tng roaring rtftC and crash c ¬
ing ingHes
Hes ge atryhV ter bee bveeik k loose said
Pete an Alec Is In there tbereallUbduln aeubduln him h
Hes H lathered lath red him most M 8t eret1 crt he heau has but bitt1M8
hes still as a obstreperous as ever aa j
dont think well overcome him himI
I brought my fathers revolver said
Guy and if you think It better Ill go in inand Ina inand
and a shoot him H m didflt cIt ftt da daN to go in
but he remembered that Sherlock Holmesalways Holmes Holmesalways HolmesatWIS
always shot after he had carefully load loaded loaded loaded ¬
ed his revolver just ju t before be thought
hed need itGimme it itGimme ItGtmme
Gimme de < < gun saW Finkwhiaker Finkwhiakerand
and rlu ril go la and IMi subdue him but Ili Ilinot Ilinot Iu Iunot
not kill him We W 8 want ter t < < exhibit him ID IDtown 11town intown
town townWe townWe townWe
We went in and th the roaring Increased Increasedand Increutcland increasedand
and it seemed Hem as if the Hobokus was wastearing 1IU 1IUtearing u utearing
tearing him to pieces Byandby he hecame hecame hecame
came out and said Weve got him urder undercontrol urdercontrol urdercontrol
control and hes as tame as youd want wantnow wantow wantnow
now ow Hes He acomln out all by himself himselfan
an its a good thing we didnt shoot him himcause hj hjcause himcause
cause after all hes be a a human bun In lik likus like likeus likeus
us only HI halfwild Went wild when h hwas he hewas hewas
was a baby an It has lived on grass an anroots and andpoets andPO d
poets PO rootsever ta ever since Hes harmless enoughsow enough enoughnow enou b bROwan
now ROwan an wants ter go in the show bus business busness bUlBees
ness fer the cause e Hobo He o Missions MissionsThen MiaslonaThen Of OftJten
Then et came the creature cr ture It looked lookedlike lootedlike lookedlike
like a man and yet more like a wild beast beastA beutA beastA
A great tuft of strawcolored hair surmounted sur surmounted lIurmounted ¬
mounted its head and straw crept out of ofthe otthe ofthe
the rags that half covered its body bod Its Itsfeoe Inkee
feoe was all concealed by y a mate of hair hairtraw hairtraw hairstraw
straw traw and u leaves Guy looked at 1U else elastic el eltic elsetic ¬
tic legs but while they were quite long longthey longthey longthey +
they seemed se med like ordinary hairy legs and andnot andnot andnot
not capable of stretching for twenty feet feetThe feetThe feetThe
The creature came close to him taa and Mid Midin laidIn soldin
in a hoarse voice voiceMore v vMore voiceMore
More whisky More MoreYouve MoreYouve loreYouve
Youve had eooofh said Fete Tot Totcant 101cant 101 Yeecant
cant have ve another JtOtAerI fingerful fingerfulI ngertuLI
I bought another bottle Ott said scI Guy GuyWhere GUTWh6re GuyWhere
Where is it asked the thing In avoice a avoice avolee
voice very much like Alecs but Guy nev never never never ¬
er noticed that for like all detetctrret detetctrrethe
he did not see seewbt what was right before his hliTook h1IDOH hisnose
Took Guys Money MoneyTve MM MMTve
Tve sot it said Pete and Ill keepit keep keepIt keepit
It until you got t over what alls hI you youI youI youI
I had no to money to buy more m re It said saidGuy NldGuy baldGuy
Guy That Tb t is no more of my own ownmoney onmoney ownmoney
money What I have is J papas papasSow pap papHow papasHow
How xmuoh have you got gotr asked Pete Peteanxiously P Pettanxiously t4 t4anxiously
anxiously anxiouslyEleven anxiouslylUw anxiouslyElewee
Eleven lUw dollars said Guy GuyThats GarThats gyThats
Thats just what we need said Pete Petefer Peteter Petefer
fer the Hobo Miseten JIUII tea Farad Fork it itover Itover itaver
over overIts Its my m my papas II said Guy and b bdont hi hidont hedont
dont approve of foreign missions missionsFete missionsPete llIIIoaIoPete
Pete said a naughty nau hty word and tripped trippedGuy trippedGuy trippedGuy
Guy up with his foot and Dd then while beheld be beheld heheld
held him the Hohokus went through his hspockets hispockets hiSpockets
pockets and took the eleven dollarsWhile dollars dollarsWhile dollarsWhile
While they were dividing the money the thestraw thenW thestraw
straw and leaves fell off from the face oJ oJthe otthe ofthe
the Hohokus and Guy saw that it was wasHungry wasHungry wasHungry
Hungry Alec and not a wild man Thenhe Then Theahe ThenM
he began to suspect su pect that all wasnt right rightand rightand righttad
and think he had made a a mistake l take but butwas ae aewas 1 1was
was pure of that when Wb they tf tied d his arms armsand arm armand arm9and
and took him intoe into intothe
and legs with a rope J Jthe
the th e shanty and laid Mm w on the floor floorGeedbye ftoorG1HHIbye
eGeedbye Geedbye said Pete Vl We a are now nowgoing noWgoing nowgoing
going to depart to convert the Hoboes Hoboesand Hoboesand Hoboesand
and you lay ay her and think of the good goodyouve goodyouve goodyouve
youve dene to the cause When far away awayin a awayIn way wayIn
in tropic lands Dds well think of thee We Wetaken Wetaken e etaken
taken something to remember you by byThen L LThen byThen
Then take that said the voice of4Rebbie of otRobbie ofebWe
Robbie ebWe Clayton and a 4 a big dub landed on onthe onthe onthe
the top of Finkwhteker Petes Pete bald headand head headand headand
and he laid down like a dead duck Alec Aleeuttered Alecuttered Alecuttered
uttered a wild yell and tried to jump outof out outof outof
of the back window of the hut but aboutffteen about aboutfifteen aboutAiteen
fifteen boys grabbed him and when he hewas hewu hewas
was hauled back he looked look more like thewild the thewiKl thewtkl
wild mantbn man than ever everRobbie everRobbie everHobble
Robbie Clayton had followed Guy andsaw and andsaw nd ndaw
saw him meet the Hobo missionary missionaryBlowing mla missionaryBlowing lonary lonaryBlowing
Blowing his whistle he summoned ii iibrave his hisbrave tJibrave
brave band of forty Brigand a for somehow some somehow somehow
how all these bad boys bo are in command commandof
of a lot of other lads la and they all sneak aneaked sneaked Deaked ¬
ed after th the men who of course eour e as asthey aIthey asthey
they were not amateur detectives they heYsaw theysaw theyaw
saw at once were just ju t plain tramps andthey and andthey andthey
they surrounded the house In silenceBobble silence silenceRobbie a1enceRobbie
Robbie waited long enough to se 8M what whatthey whatthe whatthey
they the would do for although no one oneGuy ii likc1 likc1Guy J JGuy
Guy they were > sorry for him and thenhe then thenhe thenhe
he let Pinkwhisker have n it itThe It ItTN ltThe
The Brigand B carried the tramps downto down downto dW1Ito
to the jail and Ad the constable got a dollar dollara
a head for them MIR from t1Ola the county treat treaturer treasurer tta ttaurer ¬
urer But th they y took th the eleven dollars dollarsfrom d ilarJ ilarJfreM
from them t before they gave p them up u > to tothe tothe IJ IJt
the t e oonetable tabl so GeTs father lost noth nothing nothlng mothtog ¬

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